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Tag: COVID-19

USDA Informs Dairy Producers and Processors about New Dairy Donation Program

Published on April 14, 2021 in , ,

USDA will soon implement the Dairy Donation Program (DDP) as established in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Start a Conversation in your Community

Published on February 11, 2021 in ,

The objectives of the webinar are to: Encourage and support community-based organizations to conduct their own community education sessions on the COVID-19 vaccine using DPH-approved educational material. Describe how to […]

CDC Identified Ag Including Horticulture as 1b Industry Priority

Published on January 25, 2021 in

Interim List of Categories of Essential Workers Mapped to Standardized Industry Codes and Titles This interim list identifies “essential workers” as those who conduct a range of operations and services […]

Farm Credit East Presents 2021 Dairy Outlook Webinar

This webinar is free to attend, and will take place on Thursday, January 21 at 1 p.m.

Learn How Your Operation Can Benefit from the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

The UMass Extension Risk Management Education Program in cooperation with the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation and the USDA – Farm Service Agency (FSA) will be conducting an information session via […]

USDA Opens New, Expanded Round Of COVID Aid To Farmers

Published on September 25, 2020 in , ,

September 18, 2020 The Agriculture Department is launching a new round of coronavirus relief payments worth up to $14 billion that will be spread over more commodities with new methods […]

Food Security Infrastructure Grant Update

Published on September 3, 2020 in , , , ,

As the administration, EEA, and MDAR have recognized the severe impacts of the drought on our farmers during the 2020 production season, the Food Security Infrastructure Grant (FSIG) program has […]

COVID-19 Federal Resources Update

The COVID-19 crisis is an evolving situation, and as new information unfolds, policy is implemented, and opportunities present themselves, we want to make sure you don’t miss any time-sensitive prospects. […]

Massachusetts Local Food System: Virtual Forum

Published on April 1, 2020 in , ,

A message from MA Food System Collaborative Director Winton Pitcoff: Hello, MA local food system leaders. Response to the March 18 Virtual Forum about the Massachusetts Local Food System’s response […]

Homeland Security deems agriculture as ‘critical infrastructure’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

Published on March 20, 2020 in ,

The Trump administration has labeled agriculture as a critical industry in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, allowing businesses to continue operating as usual amid current and potential restrictions created […]

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